Gardening Tip    -  Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant.  It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener.

Quirky Tip of the Day {Gardening

Gardening Tip - Put Epsom salts and sugar into each hole with your plant. It makes them grow larger, leafier and greener.

Spread peanut butter on an empty toilet paper tube & roll in birdseed. Slip it on a branch for an instant bird feeder.

Spread peanut butter on an empty toilet paper tube & roll in birdseed. Slip it on a branch for an instant bird feeder.

Spray your weeds with diluted vinegar...not only will it kill them, but the plants and soil love it.  Read how here, and see the before and after pictures.

Spray your weeds with diluted vinegar...not only will it kill them, but the plants and soil love it. Read how here, and see the before and after pictures.

Flower Pot Drain Hole Cover: Just lay a coffee filter in the bottom of the pot covering the hole before filling the pot. The soil will stay in the pot and the water will still drain out because that is what coffee filters are designed to do; let water through. They last for a long time, too; by the time they fall apart, the potting soil is well packed and the plant has roots that hold the soil together.

10 Uses for Coffee Filters

Flower Pot Drain Hole Cover: Just lay a coffee filter in the bottom of the pot covering the hole before filling the pot. The soil will stay in the pot and the water will still drain out because that is what coffee filters are designed to do; let water through. They last for a long time, too; by the time they fall apart, the potting soil is well packed and the plant has roots that hold the soil together.

raised garden with arbor that would be perfect for growing string beans, or peas...

raised garden with arbor that would be perfect for growing string beans, or peas...

Add an interesting accent to your garden with a copper pipe trellis that will weather to a beautiful finish over the years. Learn how with The Family Handyman.

How to Build a Copper Trellis for Your Garden

Add an interesting accent to your garden with a copper pipe trellis that will weather to a beautiful finish over the years. Learn how with The Family Handyman.

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